Richard Branson to Speak at Virgin Atlantic and Calcalist's “Business Is an Adventure” Event in Tel Aviv
The event, held jointly with Branson’s airline Virgin Atlantic to celebrate its new daily Tel Aviv to London Heathrow route launched last week, will take place on October 24 at the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation
Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire co-founder of multinational venture capital conglomerate the Virgin Group, is set to speak at Calcalist’s “Business Is an Adventure” event in Tel Aviv on October 24. The event, held in conjunction with Branson’s airline Virgin Atlantic to celebrate its new daily Tel Aviv to London Heathrow route launched last week, will take place at the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation.
For more information about the event, click here.
Branson will be joined on stage by a panel of high-level Israeli executives, including Gil Shwed, co-founder and CEO of Nasdaq-listed network and cloud security company Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.; Avishai Abrahami, co-founder and CEO of Tel Aviv-based Nasdaq-listed website building company Wix.com Ltd.; Shai Weiss, the CEO of Virgin Atlantic; , Ofra Strauss, chairperson of the board of directors of Israeli food and beverage manufacturer Strauss Group Inc. and Omer Bar-Yohay, CEO of Israel-based aviation company Eviation Aircraft Ltd.
Sir Richard Branson. Photo: Bloomberg
As part of the event, four Israeli entrepreneurs and startups will be selected to make a five-minute pitch to Branson and to a panel of top Israeli entrepreneurs.